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before the big holiday weekend. the upgrade that is forcing thousands of commuters to find another ride to work today. >>> not doing their jobs and then lying about it. pg&e's shocking admission about skipping crucial inspections. good morning, it's friday, july 1. i'm grace lee. >> did you say it's friday? >> it is friday. >> that's much better. you just said it's friday. >> wait until 6:30! [ laughter ] >> 4:30. i'm frank mallicoat. you have four happy people here. we have a beautiful holiday weekend ahead. and it's flied. >> going to be hot. >> yeah. it really is. it's going to be scorching hot. if you want a hot weekend, the 4th of july weekend is the time to do it. high pressure building in, temperatures soaring this afternoon as high as the 90s into concord, 80s in san jose, 70s around the bay. you get the idea, temperatures could be near 100 this weekend. we'll talk more about that in a moment. right now let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> let's go outside live towards the golden gate bridge. they hinted at it but there is no golden gate ferry service today. golden gate buses
but temperatures going down a few degrees. next week, slightly cooler. we're not talking about a big change but dropping down a few degrees inland. good news is, though, seeing mostly sunny skies so nice weather over the next several days. >> it is friday light out there. we love friday, we usually get to say it is friday light and today is no exception so far. it's still early. not quite 5:00. let's show you live traffic cameras. milpitas, this is right there near the 880/237 interchange. you can see coming around that bend traffic still moving fine. out towards san jose in fact your drive time 15 minutes -- well, this is 880 through oakland. 15 minutes from 238 to the maze as you make your way up towards downtown. so pretty much everything looking good right now including this live camera there past the coliseum. we'll show you the marin county ride. southbound 101 across the span. they have not done the lane change yet but if you click this camera you can see fog for your train cross the span and there is still some roadwork through novato ongoing roadwork various lanes blocked southboun
days until the big deadline. congressional leaders are still struggling to cut a deal to raise the nation's debt limit. republicans and democrats are working on dueling plans as a deadline of august 2 looms over their head. after which the united states could begin to default on its obligations. house speaker john boehner is reported to be working on a plan that includes a short-term expense with spending cuts with another extension and more cuts in about six months. >> there is going to be a two-stage process. it is not physically possible to do all of this in one step. >> but senate majority leader harry reed says boehner's plan is a nonstart ner the senate. reed is working on his own propose thal will raise the debt ceiling by more than $2 trillion through 2012. but spending cuts and no tax increases. the house and the senate have a goal to take up legislation by the end of the week. still work to be done there. >>> big difference from hawaii. that's where lawrence was in the last couple of weeks. >> yes. drizzle and cold. >> did you notice the sunburn? >> no, not are really
leaders with just one week to go until the big deadline to raise the debt ceiling. he gave a prime time address to the nation last night and blamed the republicans for the current deadlock. >> a significant number of republicans in congress are insisting on a different approach, a cuts only approach, an approach that doesn't ask the wealthiest americans or biggest corporations to contribute anything at all. >> but gop leaders say the president is the one who is refusing to budge. >> the president wanted a blank check six months ago and he wants a blank check today. this is just not going to happen. >> republicans are pushing for a two step process that would raise the debt limit enough to last the rest of the year and then a joint committee would tackle a second increase and more spending cuts but mr. obama said he will veto any plan to raise the debit ceiling if it comes in two ways. >>> 4:37. drier yesterday? >> that sounds good. it wasn't as cold and the foggy guess kind of lifted a little bit. >> yeah. boy, that was gloomy around the bay area yesterday especially at the coast. still
. high pressure is keeping warm conditions but big changes are in store. you see this area of low pressure that's going to drop in over the weekend along with that the marine layer deepening and that's going to bring much cooler conditions dropping down into the mid-70s by midweek of your next workweek. let's just think about today those nice warm conditions. 95 today in morgan hill. 85 in santa clara. 82 redwood city. and 84 in union city. over to the east bay we go where we have several mid-90s. 95 in pittsburg and antioch. 71 alameda. 77 hayward, 70 richmond. up in the north bay, cool conditions at stinson beach, 60. 84 san rafael. 92 fairfield. the extended forecast showing that nice warm weather for today. then you see a slight cooldown that starts this weekend. you will see by the time we hit next workweek we are starting to drop down in temperature only in the low to mid-80s by monday and tuesday dropping down to the mid-70s as a high by wednesday keeping it very cool along those bay shores only in the low 60s at that point and at the coast sitting in the high 50s. that's a
at the coast. 90's in some of the valleys but a big cooldown coming up. more on the weather in a few minutes. first let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> thank you. back to work, folks. sorry. already we have an accident hayward northbound 880 approaching winton. they are clearing it to the right shoulder. if you are crossing any bridge across the bay area it looks nice. here's a live look at the san mateo bridge. conditions are good moving towards foster city and the peninsula. more traffic in a bit. back to you. >> all right. thank you very much. >>> the search continues for men in a capsized boat off the baja, california coast. 43 people off the passenger boat, most of the passengers from northern california. one of them is confirmed dead. seven others are still missing. that boat sank early sunday morning. kristy seifkin is keeping track of the search. >> reporter: good morning. those gentlemen left on a fishing trip that they thought would be a fun four-day excursion and got something they didn't expect. it was calm when they left on saturday. then on sunday a strong storm hit and two
for california college students and their families. the next big tuition hike and when it could take effect. >> plus, changing the curriculum for our kids. the controversial subject matter that will soon be required in textbooks. >> we have all heard the rumors. it's supposed to be awesome. the announcement expected from facebook a little later this morning. coming up. ,,,, i know you're worried about making your savings last and having enough income when you retire. that's why i'm here -- to help come up with a plan and get you on the right path. i have more than a thousand fidelity experts working with me so that i can work one-on-one with you. it's your green line. but i'll be there every step of the way. call or come in and talk with us today. schools to teach gay history is on its way to governor brown's desk. this morning the l-a times ports: the bill >>> a bill requiring california public schools to teach gay history is now on the way to governor brown's desk. this morning the "l.a. times" is reporting the bill would make the state the first in the union to require history classes a
big done. the president has made it clear he wants to do something substantial. >> reporter: with the default deadline just 15 days way, president obama and congressional leaders are scrambling to slash government spending and raise the debt limit. tomorrow, the house is expected to vote on the republicans cut, cap and balance plan that calls for immediate cuts and aggressive cap on future spending and a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget. senate democrats say the proposal, which rules out any tax hikes, is dead on arrival. >> we don't need an amendment. we basically need to accept the responsibility to do this job and to lead. >> reporter: there were no formal talks between president obama and congressional leaders over the weekend but behind the scenes, senate leaders are negotiating a bipartisan backup plan. the measure would allow president obama on his own to raise the debt ceiling in stages. it may also include 1 1/2 trillion dollars in spending cuts, not enough to satisfy most republicans. >> i think the mcconnell plan is more of washington not takin
to you. >> thank you. >>> a big-screen tv is ready for soccer action outside san francisco city hall. two semifinal games in the women's world cup are on for this morning. the united states is playing france at 9 a.m. and then it's sweden versus japan just before noon. both of those matches will be shown on the giant screen at civic center plaza. they will also show the final match at 11:45 on sunday morning so if you want other people to join you as you cheer for the u.s. women, go to the civic center today. >> play a little hooky from work, hang out, watch a little soccer. >> have to take a little trip down there. >>> time now 4:39. got pms? apparently drinking milk can help. the growing controversy over a new ad campaign in california. >>> that's impressive, you know? i love seeing stuff like that happen. >> crooks caught with hundreds of cloned atm cards. how an observant bank customer helped nab those suspects. >>> and it took less than a week to sell his home but gavin newsom may not be too happy about his real estate luck. ,,,,,,,,,, 3q take the finish challenge. i'm robin sue joss
>>> your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. >>> they have a big job to do and they have a lot of work hide of them. and we are just putting all our faith in the lapd right now. >> family reacts to a bombshell in the bryan stow case. two new suspects arrested. what's next to the man who claimed his innocence all along? >> and san francisco police change their story. why they now say they didn't fatally shoot a young man. >>> good morning, it's friday, july 22. i'm grace lee. frank has the morning off. >> and i'm elizabeth wenger. time now 4:30. let's start off with a quick look at traffic and weather. and kristy, we can officially ask now for the weekend forecast. >> it's looking good, yes. the good news is we are going to have pleasant conditions throughout the weekend. a little cooler today than yesterday. but close to seasonal. a little cooler in oakland and san francisco. i'll tell you if we'll warm up or cool down. first we have traffic. >> reports of an accident south 101 at millbrae and construction closure near tully in the south bay. back to you guys. >> thank y
. >> a big package will require big tax increases in the middle of an economic situation that is extraordinarily difficult. with 9.2% unemployment. we think it is a terrible idea. it is a job killer. >> reporter: even some democrats are raising concerns about the president's plan, especially cuts to medicare and other social services. >> he said we're not going to end the medicare guarantee. >> reporter: president obama scheduled a news conference for this morning. before he meets with lawmakers. he is expected to stress that a deal must be reached within the next week and a half. for the u.s. to avoid its first-ever default. >> the president made it clear he is going to do some very difficult political things for him, for his party but the republicans will have to do some things, too. >> if a deal to raise the debt debt -- ceiling by august 2, the treasury department says the government will run out of money to pay its bim. the new head of the international monetary fund warns the impact could be felt worldwide. >> interest hikes. stock markets taking a huge hit. and rea
the bay area shelter itself is on life support what it needs to keep its doors open. >> and it's a big challenge for every parent. getting your kids to eat their vegetables. but there is a simple but sneaky way. we'll tell you when we come back on this thursday. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, justic he posted this online. it's >>> a san francisco business owner is turning to youtube for justice. he posted this online. it's surveillance video of a man the owner says is breaking into a go car shop near fisherman's wharf early friday morning. now, the alleged thief spent about 20 minutes getting inside stealing electric scooter and then returning for the charger. forgot that. but the shop's owner says he has a great response to his video. >> we have had calls from business owners on pier 39 who think they may have seen the same guy from aquatic park so the whole community is keeping their eyes out. >> big brother is always watching. there's the guy. the owner says the scooter and the charger are worth about $2,000. so far, no arrests. but hopefully they will find that guy. >> hopefully . >>> a local anim
. >> did you see that plume yesterday? >> amazing. >> i was in walnut creek when they had that big plastics fire in fairfield. i didn't know what it was. what is that? >> all that plastic and all the smoke headed toward the central valley. we were lucky it didn't blow back the other direction. it could have been acute for the bay area but things settling down there. the weather looking good as we are ready to go back to normal, something we haven't been able to say for quite a while. these temperatures about average this time year. 6 degrees in san francisco. 8 -- 67 degrees in san francisco. concord around 90 degrees this afternoon. more on that coming up. elizabeth has traffic. >>> northbound 880, 29th avenue off-ramp closed due to police activity. there was an overnight accident and police are still out there. they are investigating what happened. it sounds like it may be some damage to the overcrossing in that area. so going to have to use 23rd as your alternate. we have a crew on the scene. we'll have more information throughout the morning. in the meantime, back to you. >> thank you.
. that is your traffic. back to you guys. >> it does get hot in here with this big heavy coat on. >> i'm freezing constantly. but that's just me. >> all right. we digress. >>> 100 people are still without water now. it started with a water main break last night in an east bay area neighborhood. >> it is a real mess this morning. kristy seifkin is live in lafayette now with what crews are saying about getting the water back on. kristy, everyone is wondering when they will be able to take a shower. >> reporter: good question. certainly if you are heading to work this morning, not going to be able to take a shower at least for the time being. taking a look over my shoulder you can see they still have a positive pressure flow but that doesn't mean there is any water coming to residents. i talked to east bay m.u.d. earlier. they have been here since midnight trying to find the break below ground. you can see these gentlemen have already started to dig a hole. they need to go four to five feet under to find the break. right now it's just a lot of water with some tree roots. they haven't yet found the b
-free. all right. let's talk about carmageddon. this is a big story all week throughout california. the 405, here's a live look at the 405 near ventura boulevard in los angeles. they are shutting down the 405 for 10 miles this weekend starting tonight at 7:00. it will not re-open until monday. so obviously things are going to be very congested in l.a. but, of course, this is the height of summer season, a huge thoroughfare for people traveling in and out of town. what that means in the bay area, don't travel the 405 to l.a. this weekend. stay home. even the 5 will be busy as an alternate. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> and tuning into the latest online sensation from europe. >> how a swedish music service is tempting american customers with millions of free tunes. >>> and an infamous balloon boy aircraft goes under the hammer. we'll explain when we comeback. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, that's the message from sir paul mccartney to the space shuttle crew. he wished them good luck. he als ♪good day sunshine >>> waking up atlantis, that's the message from paul mccartney to the space shuttle crew. h
raphael of spain yesterday in four sets. this was the first time he was a i believe to beat the big guy in a grand slam match. it was also his first title in a tournament with grass courts. first wimbledon title. congratulations there. >>> plenty to do in the bay area to celebrate the big 4th of july weekend including a number of parades. one of them will be in downtown concord. that starts at 10:00 this morning. and in the north bay novato will have a 4th of july parade at 10:00 in the old town area. and to the south morgan hill parade starts downtown about 10:00. and fireworks of course. celebrations all around the bay area tonight. we have a complete list of places to go and view. all you have to do is go to our website at time now 4:56. following two developing stories this 4th of july. we're live at a deadly bart station shooting. contra costa county. what >>> we'll be right back. back at the 5:00. ,,,,,,,,,,,, closed, after a police shooting. what led up to the deadly >>> a violent start to the 4th of july. a bart station closed after a police shooting there. what led up
the big forks. >>> all right. biting is not just for chewing food anymore. just ask a chihauhau. his name is paco. he is from los angeles county. and last week, two hoodlums tried to rob an altadena smoke shop. paco who just moved into the neighborhood kept barking and biting at those would-be robbers. he actually scared them off. >> i was shocked! normally he is really laid back. he just sits back and take it easy. so i finally said to him, i told his owner, he finally earned his keep. you been feeding him all this time! >> he certainly did earn his keep. the thugs good way with $200 but luckily, no one was hurt. all thanks to that little 10- pound dog paco. >>> all right. 4:56 now. california's colleges paying out those big salaries while students suffer. the new push to rein in the raising. >>> plus a massive search for a missing wind surfer in the san francisco bay. this coast guard is expected to -- the coast guard is expected to give us an update shortly. while they are still holding out hope that she is alive. >> and a growing sense of anger in the san francisco bayview district a
as the doctors that he faced. >>> san jose state university will have such a big freshman class this semester that there is a scramble to find places for them to live. in fact, more than 200 students may have to live at nearby hotels this fall semester. now, contributing to the problem is a new policy at san jose state university. incoming freshman who live more than 30 miles from campus are required to live on campus. now, there isn't enough room for everyone. >> san jose state is very fortunate in that we'll be welcoming 4,000 freshmen in fall 2011 but these a huge increase from 2 ,700 in the year previous. that means we have a ton of demand for housing and not enough supply. >> the university is trying to rent rooms from business class hotels near vta light rail lines so students can commute to campus. >> doesn't sound so bad. >> stay at a hotel? maid service? >> yeah. >> room service. >> free breakfast in the morning. >>> why do you want to go to college? try tweeting your answer in 140 characters or less. >> the mba program at the university of iowa is asking candidates to tweet why they
to recruiters, plus the head of another big tech company. jobs is currently on medical leave and those talks are being described as, quote, informal. an informal look at succession options. >>> 4:45. it is billionaires against millionaires. a crucial vote today in the nfl lockout and how a deal could help plan for a new 49ers stadium. >> the age recommendation for mammograms is changing again. when doctors say women should now start screening. >>> and phone hacking. it's all over the headlines. surprisingly easy to do. the voicemail systems most prone to break-ins saint yours? >>> and we are clear for take- off out of sfo today. beautiful conditions, 77, plenty of sunshine. but if your heading to the east today, chicago nice temperatures at 49 degrees as a high. mostly sunny skies even warmer as we continue to make our way to the east. if new york is your final destination today, bumping it up a few degrees, 97 and mostly sunny skies, as well. we'll have a full look at your prayer forecast coming up. -- at your bay area forecast coming up. ,, my "me time" is when i thought i parked on level
first major stand in the battle over same-sex marriage. how it could lead to big changes for gay couples. >> and a law inspired by the casey anthony case proposed here in california. how it is giving new protection to missing children. ,,,,,,,, ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] say hello to the new mango pineapple real fruit smoothies from mccafé, bursting with fresh flavors and blended with creamy low-fat yogurt. the simple joy of exotic refreshment. ♪ >>> an overnight fire distraught eight u halls in mountain. it may be arson. it started at u-haul by el camino real just after midnight. crews evacuated nearby residents briefly but went back home after 1 a.m. no injuries were reported. >>> also new this morning, a multi-billion-dollar jet deal is giving a boost to overseas markets. american airlines just announced it plans to order 460 new fuel-efficient planes from both boeing and airbus. the $20 billion deal will be roughly split between the two airline manufacturers. this major deal comes as the american is expected to post a net loss before $235 million and possibly sell its regi
to committing crimes is small. >>> joe montana is expected to make a big business pitch before the santa clara city council this evening to build an entertainment complex near the site for the future 49ers stadium. the plans include a luxury hotel, restaurant and sports bar on city-owned land. city manager opposes the land saying others should have a chance to bid. >>> the cost of diesel is going up and truck drivers in california are slowing down. truck companies say on a good day, drivers following the speed limit of 55 would get 5.5 miles per gallon. at 65 the miles per gallon drops to 5. drivers say even though 55 is cheaper and safer, it's still too slow for cars. >> people are flipping you off? >> you know what? it's a whole lot of -- i mean, it's -- what can you could? >> companies say with diesel prices at $4.30 a gallon, driving the speed limit will save them about $12,000 a year. it adds up. >>> 4:56. details continue to unfold from that uk phone hacking scandal. who is being targeted by parliament this morning. we'll tell you that. plus, an early-morning wake-up call for astronauts
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